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ABC
Feb 12, 2011 11:00pm PST
. >> president obama and the democrats are playing lip service to job creation. >> alan: conservatives meeting in washington, dc point fingers. their straw poll favorites for the 2012 nominations for president. >> leigh: hi there. i'm leigh glaser. this hour much of the bay area seeing clear skies, although some fog reported in santa rosa. get ready for big weather changes in the next 24-36 hours. [ alarm clock buzzing, indistinct conversations ] [ female announcer ] important events can sneak up on you. oh, i am not ready. can i have a couple weeks? you could be ready. you could lose 5 pounds in 2 weeks when you replace breakfast and lunch with a fru, ain, and yoplait light. betsy bets. you haven't changed a bit. oh...neither have you... sean. well, yeah. [ female announcer ] go to yoplait.com to start your two week tune up. >> closed captioning brought to >> closed captioning brought to >> alan: congressman ron paul won the straw pole at the cpac conference. paul won the poll for the second consecutive year with 30% of the involvement former massachusetts governor mitt romney finished second
KOFY
Feb 18, 2011 11:30am PST
>>> president obama landed in oregon within the past hour. the latest stop after his quick visit with silicon valley ceo's. >> he'll continue his push to keep spending on hi-tech initiatives even as republicans move to slash the budget. terry mcsweeney joins us from san francisco international with more. terry? >> yeah, very short stay for the president. he came here to the bay area to talk about education and jobs. he's going to portland, oregon, to talk about education and jobs and he'll take a tour. we'll take a look what he's going to be touring in a few minutes. a tour of what they describe as the most advanced semiconductor manufacturing plant in the world. it's just outside portland. check out the company's initiatives to encourage young people to become hi-tech scientists and engineers. maybe not such a great idea for california considering oregon is ratcheting up a hi-tech corridor up there and while he's there he's going to ask for help. under cloudy skies president obama left sfo about 8:45 just 16 hours after arriving. this was an official visit to the bay area to tal
KOFY
Feb 15, 2011 11:30am PST
freedman, abc 7 news. >> wayne, thank you. president obama is defending hills new budget as one of tough choices. he held a news conference that lasted more than an hour addressing two crises, the federal government and the middle east. >> kristen, president obama is visiting the bay area this thursday to meet with leaders in the tech industry and hoping to get their support for his just released 2012 budget. with the nation' deficit going up, president obama says his new proposed budget will keep going down. >> we've taken a scalp to the budget rather than a machete. >> he will save the country $400 billion over the next decade. also cutting healthcare costs while at the same time making sure every american can afford its. the president says that's the point of his affordable act. >> the deficits are going to be $50 budget lower. >> they call it dead on arrival. the president has presented us with a budget that spends too much, borrows too much and taxes too much and that costs jobs and opportunities. >> a nation more than $14 trillion in the red. how much is that? if you stacked $14 tr
ABC
Feb 13, 2011 9:00am PST
budget battle. president obama prepares to submit his spending plan while conservative republicans are >>> egypt's military leaders have met two key demands by announcing they suspended the constitution and dissolved the parliament. known as the ruling council did that just today meeting for the first time since mubarak's departure saying it plans on running the country for about six months or until elections can be held. the military is working to clear out tahir square and reopen the surrounding roads to get the country moving again. establishing security will be their first priority. some protestors want to stay in the square. others seem satisfied that the transition is underway. >> people will leave and go home but egypt will come back again. everything will be okay. >> some egyptians continue to celebrate the victory of pushing mubarak out of power, others are taking part in cleaning up the square which is symbolic of their desire to clean up the government and take ownership of egypt. >> how long will egypt remain under military rule should elections be held right away? as s
KOFY
Feb 3, 2011 11:30am PST
. the other big story in egypt is the treatment of journalists. president obama spoke out on the suspect after years of scenes like these... a voice rises that is seldom heard... "the new jihad of this age is the jihad of the pen. we solve our disputes through intellect and through reason. the age of the jihad of the sword is over." what you might not know about this muslim sect... it's the moderate muslim voice that we as americans have been longing for, yearning for since 9/11"on the "700 club" >> a winter tragedy in northeast oklahoma. at least three people were killed when a truck plunged offhand a snow-covered bridge into an icy river today. the truck jumped a guardrail and was partially submerged as you can see. investigators are trying to determine exactly how this accident happened and how many people were in the vehicle. there were reports as many as eight people inside. there was 20 inches of snow on the ground, and the temperature was 9 degrees below zero. >> president obama is pushing new incentives to persuade the nation's businesses to make their buildings more energy efficient.
ABC
Feb 12, 2011 5:00pm PST
. >> the conservatives who gathered in washington hope to find their choice to replace president obama. >> making president obama a one-term president. >> president obama is no ronald reagan. >> reporter: texas congressman ron paul won the straw vote contest with 30%. the annual conference was about more than picking a candidate in to 2012. the want the republican party to act boldly in solving the country's problems. >> we need to restore american optimism and we need to restore america's hope for the future. >> the tea party showed off its power at the conference. just as it did on capitol hill this past week when freshmember republicans forced party leaders to nearly triple the size of proposed budget ky cuts, another sign conservatives are getting what they want. >> what we got in the last election is a reaction from the country, and they said, we want something in there to put a stop to this. >> reporter: the only question now? who will lead the g.o.p. effort next year to defeat president obama. >> two influential republicans, sarah palin, and mike huckabee skipped cpac this year. they have
ABC
Feb 12, 2011 6:00pm PST
president obama, and they pushed the republican party to act boldly to solve the country's problems. >> we need to restore american optimism and we need to restore america's hope for the future. >> alan: no republican has officially launched a campaign so far. >>> the obama administration will release its budget plan for 2012 on monday and it's expected to include a good deal of cuts and investment projects. one of the projects is high-speed rail, which directly benefits california. president obama wants $53 billion for high-speed rail over the next few years. california plans to build 800 miles of track for high-speed trains between san francisco and san jose, fresno, and bakersfield, l.a. and orange county. the stimulus already provided $8 billion in funding for high-speed rail but republicans are trying to revoke 2.5 billion of that. >>> san jose has posted information about the salaries and benefits of every play ployee in the city for the year 2010. the former police chief robert davis had the highest total compensation with more than $534,000 in salary and benefits. city manager made
KOFY
Feb 8, 2011 11:30am PST
in concord, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> president obama is callings for a six-year $63 billion spending plan for high-speed rails. he's requesting $8 billion in spending for what he'll submit to congress. much could be directed to california's high-speed rail process. vice president biden tried to say it would create jobs and loosen the economy. >> raise productivity, promotes and creates jobs. not just the job it creates just for the structure, the job it creates for the consequence of productivity. >> if approved, the money would go toward developing or improving trains that travel 250 mph and connect existing rail lines to new projects. they say any new high-speed rail investments should concentrate on the east-west corridor instead of california. >> job openings fell for the second p straight month in december. the labor department says employers advertised nearly 3 million jobs. that's a drop of almost 140,000 from november and the lowest number of jobs since september. abc 7 is trying to help. less than an hour from now we're cosponsoring a free job fair. don sanchez is live in co
KOFY
Feb 23, 2011 11:30am PST
:00 and 6:00. terry mcsweeney, abc 7 news. >> terry, thank you. >> president obama is planning to call new zealand's president later today to reiterate u.s. support for the country devastated by a powerful earthquake two days ago. >> teams are rushing in with help. jenelle joins us with the latest. >> it's now 8 a.m. thursday morning in new zealand. search and rescue teams continue looking for survivors. anyone trapped under the rubble has now been buried 43 hours and counting (screams) >> new pictures emerging showing the horror of the 6.2 earthquake and aftermath as dust covers the city. >> oh, my god. >> you can hear this man' panicked voice as he runs outside with his camera to see the devastation. >> my gosh. people are in there? >> and pictures from the epicenter of tuesday's quake hones the story of must have had and debris covering the roads. crews rescued 120 people. some needed limbs amputated to free them from the rubble. the search continues for survivors. more than 300 are still missing. >> hello! >> tragic news the death toll now at 75 and counting. police believe dozens are
KOFY
Feb 7, 2011 11:30am PST
wishes to him and his family. today president obama spoke briefly about the events in egypt. he says they are making progress toward a path out of their political crisis. he would not comment on the talks between egypt's vice president and opposition groups which occurred on sunday. >>> authorities are trying to piece together the chain of events in a frightening home invasion tied him up. the man told investigators they got a combination to his safe where they took a number of guns and also stole his pickup truck. >> we are trying to ascertain more information regarding the victim's relationship with them and from there we'll see more. >> they found the truck in the santa cruz mountains. homeowner gave authorities a vague description of two of the suspects saying they were in late 20s with slim builds. >> pg&e is investigating an explosion at a east bay mud facility in walnut creek. it happened this morning at a water pumping station near putnam boulevard. you can see the fire is smoldering of the transformer. it knocked out power to several homes nearby and neighbors say it sounded
ABC
Feb 26, 2011 11:00pm PST
gadhafi tonight. president obama aimed his strongest words yet at the libyan leader. >> actor charlie sheen defends the recent radio rant that led cbs to pull the plug on his popular sitcom, and we tell you >> all new oprah: the day after hollywood's biggest night we're taking over oscar's stage! ((oprah)) hooray for hollywood! it's our ultimate after oscar party from the kodak theatre in los angeles! from the kodak theatre in los angeles! withthththththththththththththth ♪ going to the bank without going to the bank... that's a step forward. with chase quickdeposit on your smartphone, you just snap a picture, hit send and done. chase quickdeposit. take a step forward and ♪ we just keep ons.e jun keepin' on ♪ ♪ keep on >> closed captioning brought to >> closed captioning brought to >> alan: u.n. security council voted to sanction libyan leader moammar gadhafi and his family for his brutal attacks on antigovernment protesters. >> reporter: the u.n. security council voted unanimously to impose sanctions against gadhafi, his children and associates, freezing assets, banning trave
ABC
Feb 6, 2011 11:00pm PST
and be escorted by his family. >> lilian kim with us. >>> president obama said during an interview with fox news today that egypt is not going back to the way it was. >> what we said is make sure you get all of the groups together in in egypt and what is the process for an orderly transition and one that is a meaningful transition. >> president obama down played prospects that the muslim brotherhood would take a major role in the new government. he says it is just one faction, and does not have majority support. the muslim brotherhood is a fundamental list that has been outlawed by 1954. egypt's vice president has been reaching out to the muslim brotherhood and other opposition groups to try and calm protesters. today he offered new concessions including freedom of the press. protesters say they are united in rejecting any form of the negotiations until mubarak steps down. >>> in other news, two of the three uc berkeley grads detained in iran went before a judge. it has been 18 months since they were arrested after hiking near the iranian border. cecilia vega reports that very little is known ab
KOFY
Feb 2, 2011 11:30am PST
also said the obama administration will consider the egyptian government's actions in reviewing decisions about $1.5 billion in u.s. aid to egypt. they urged egyptian president hosni mubarak to stop the violence but stopped short of saying he should step down immediately. journalists are now being attacked they say by pro-mubark recruiters. we'll be following the developments all day and, of course, bring you the latest at 5 and 6:00. >> jenelle, thanks very much. back here at home more than three-quarters of the nation is feeling the effects of record snow, coatings of ice and high winds steam rolling from texas and the midwest all the way to new england. the blizzard is now considered the third worse in chicago history. 250 drivers had to be rescued from the city's lake shore drive overnight. some were stranded for five hours it is. >> frozen, nothing's moving. it's just like insane. >> we know that hundreds of people were very inconvenienced and we apologize for that. >> more than a million americans could be without power by this afternoon because of downed lines. and more t
KOFY
Feb 4, 2011 11:30am PST
when supporters stormed the square and launched an attack. president obama and his administration have been in constant communication with top egyptian officials trying to put pressure on egyptian president hosni mubarak as soon as possible. >> other president's made it very clear he would like to see that move reasonably quickly. but at the same time in the end this is really up to the egyptian people and egyptian government. >> the president who spoke exclusively says he's determined to stay in power until the elections in september. he says if he steps down now there could be more chaos and unrest in egypt. protestors in the square are feeling empowered. i just spoke with a professor in cairo who has spent every day in that square. he says there's a lot of stability and kindness there and for the first time ever the people feel like they finally have a voice. >> the sense of excitement, the sense of thinking the people now own their destiny. they have a future to aspire to. they have something to look up to. >> but the professor also says there's a feeling of uncertainty and anxiet
ABC
Feb 12, 2011 8:00am PST
. there is the tea party candidate. >> it's all important must have for 2012 is this -- making barack obama a one-term president. >> the establishment favorite, plenty of long shots and a wildcard. >> the united states is becoming the laughing stock of the world. >> that is right, republican field is so wide open, donald wants neoshg hire him. >> warlords unafraid to go negative early. one rival took a swipe at sarah palin. >> i've never had a book signing i've been to iowa plenty of times but usually awaiting to south dakota. >> coastest come i came to be a reality show, is c-span coverage of the senate floor. >> turns out even if you are the mama grizzly it's hard to win if you don't show. >> reporter: they are fired up for 2012 but nobody has broken out but no major republican has announced they are in the race. >>> in his weekly address, president obama says he'll offer america a budget on monday that does what most families do, make ends meet. >> families know what it takes to manage a budge, they understand what it takes to make ends meet. well, it's time washington acted as responsibly as
ABC
Feb 19, 2011 6:00am PST
with the senate which is still controlled by democrats. and president obama has threatened a veto. the deadline for congress to agree to some sort of funding measure is march 4th. after that as abc 7 political reporter mark matthews explains, the government will shut down. >> it's not just that the republicans don't think had the president's 2012 budget cuts are enough. they want to start now. >> we are taking the first step intacteling our unsustainable debt and preserve our economic strength for future generations. >> jackie speier described it a bit differently. >> the silly, the dangerous, and the hypocritical. >> instead of passing a budget for 2011, congress has been passing temporary spending measures. the president says he will veto the republican cuts and that sets up a showdown. unless congress acts, money for government operations will run out in a little more than two weeks. the first government shutdown since president clinton and newton gingrich faced off in 1995. veteran house republicans are not eager to repeat says political analyst. >> they remembered they tried that strategy
ABC
Feb 26, 2011 8:00am PST
of people representing groups had a rally in u.n. plaza followed by a march. in washington, president obama has signed an executive order freezing assets of libyan leader of muammar khadafy and four children. the sanctions apply to the libyan government. mr. obama says the sanctions are necessary because continuing violence in libya poses a threat to national security. protestors demanding his ouster when militiamen fired on protestors. >>> the stait space shuttle discovery will do some maneuvers before docking with the international space station. the shuttle will do a back flip when it gets 600 feet from the saying. they want to get a good look at the shuttle. nazi says it may have occurred at times. they don't expect to see snig significant damage to the under side. they will be reviewed before it gets a final clean bill of health that expected to take place tomorrow. >> california drivers stuck waiting for their licenses now have 90 days to get a temporary license. dmv made that announcement after acknowledging the problems its having producing the new high-tech driver's licenses. previ
ABC
Feb 5, 2011 5:00pm PST
's son, gamal. mubarak has vowed to stay until elections in september. though the obama administration pressures him. >> the status quo is simply not sustainable. >> we have to send a consistent message supporting the orderly transition that has begun, usualing -- urging that it be transspain, sincere, and concrete. >> adding to tensions, an explosioned a a gas terminal. it was said to be an accident, the some suspected sack -- sabotage. protests face a 13th day, promising to wait out a mubarak government. >> alan: the u.s. support is beginning to swell. >> chant chant -- [chanting] >> alan: demonstratorred gathered before they set if along market street. speakers called on the crowd to stand in solidarity with people in egypt and tunisia and other governments in the mideast. similar demonstrations took place in new york, washington, dc, detroit, and los angeles. >> we're here to support their legitimate struggle against an oppressive recommending -- regime. >> alan: the protesters want the u.s. government to stop giving militaried a to -- aid to egypt and pressure mubarak to step down
ABC
Feb 5, 2011 6:00pm PST
a message to president obama that the u.s. has to find a way for mubarak to give up power. this is one of several similar protests nationwide. 150 people gathered outside the federal building in new orleans. other demonstrators are spending the night in lafayette square across from the white house in washington, dc. >> alan: a note on the media coverage of this. cnn anchor anderson cooper says he is leaving egypt. he wrote on twitter, it is with a heavy heart i am leaving egypt. it was a hard decision to leave. cooper was attacked twice by pro mubarak forces this week. on tuesday he was punched in the head repeatedly, and on wednesday the window of his car was hit bay -- by a rofnlgt christian amanpour was also attacked. she has a special airing here on cbs -- abc-7. >> a lawyer representing three uc berkeley grads accused of spying in iran is ready for the trial, but is unsure if sayre are shourd will be here there. shourd was released on bail in september and has returned to the yesterday. she was ordered to return to eye iran to stand trial. if she doesn't return she could be tried
KOFY
Feb 24, 2011 11:30am PST
following all the new developments. >> kristen, the obama administration says it will throw its weight behind a european effort to expel libya from the human rights body and looking at the alleged tragedies of the regimen. the government just announced it has frozen any assets belonging to qaddafi in switzerland. >> state tv was called by qaddafi today and blamed the revolution on osama bin laden saying al-queda followers had given young libyans hallucinogenic drugs to get them to vote. it may appear like a pro-democracy movement but a former c.i.a. agent tracking down osama bin laden thinks otherwise. >> i think it's dangerous towards america. things are going towards islam but not going towards secular democracy in all these countries. >> meantime more members of qaddafi's inner circle have defected including one of his top lieutenants of 40 years. two libyan pilots chose to eject and crash their fighter plane instead of bombing the second largest citi, the heart of the uprising. they have gained control of the entire even half of libya. >> it's not civil war, there is revolution. th
KOFY
Feb 9, 2011 11:30am PST
. >> the city of berkeley may be ready to help the obama administration with one of its thorniest problems. the city council will vote next week on a resolution to invite two detainees from quantanamo bay to move to town. one is a russian ballet dancer. the other is a famous algerian chef. both have been cleared of wrong-doing. they will live with local families and nonprofits will help them find work. critics say a new federal law discourages these offers plus berkeley has enough troubles already. >> this year marks the 100th year of california women gaining the right to vote. the long battle for women's suffrage is depicted in exhibition on display at san jose state university at the martin luther king jr. library there. the president of the san francisco league of women voters says it was sometimes a painful fight as depicted in the movie iron jaw angels. >> women were arrested in front of the white house during the administration. >> california was the sixth state to give women the right to vote in 1911 but it took congress until 1920 to pass the 19th amendment to give women across the
KOFY
Feb 14, 2011 11:30am PST
. the agency is even considering cutting service to special events such as giants' games. >> president obama is going to send to could think congress a $3.7 trillion budget it calls for massive cuts through the next decade but wo taxes would jump for some and college grants would drop. john hendron has details from washington. >> the white house says beware, hidden in the $3.7 trillion budget is pain. >> the only way we can make these investments in our future is if our government lives within the means. >> what kind of things, college grants. hundred million dollars in cuts to that program. for those earning more than $200,000 a year, your taxes would go up. the president would eliminate some of the bush tax cuts extended at the end of 2010 and limit tax deductions on home mortgages and community block grants that help fund low income housing would be cut by $300 million. states would lose grant money for airports and water treatment plants. the president would cut $2.5 billion in home heating assistance for the poor. >> the budget includes new spending, investments and research and develop
KOFY
Feb 16, 2011 11:30am PST
because president obama signed an act last month prohibiting the u.s. for paying for the relocation of cleared detainees. in the end berkeley's resolution did not get the five votes needed to pass. disgraced fund street manager bernie madoff is talking for the first time since his conviction and one of the biggest ponzi schemes in history. some of the biggest banks and hedge funds were complicit in his scheme but would not say way institutions were involved. they are suing j. p. morgan chase in an attempt to get some money back from the investors he defrauded out of billions. the bank denies doing anything wrong. madoff is serving a life sentence. >> a teacher suspended for her profanity-laced blocking says she was telling the truth about students unwilling to work hard at school. natalie monroe who's eight months' pregnant was suspended with pay after students say she discovered a blog that show wrote like a diary to her friends. things like saying i hate your kid were tongue-in-cheek. >> i mean, it was not meant for everybody to see, but if it's gonna get out there, maybe it will
KOFY
Feb 17, 2011 11:30am PST
on this arrest at 5:00 and 6:00. >> president obama will arrive in the bay area in just a few hours to push his plan to spend billions more on education, clean energy, and jobs. this will be a quick 24 hour trip for the president, and his 8th official visit to the bait area. he will have an intimate dinner at a private location with several hi-tech executives. that guess list hasn't been officially released but they including mark zekkerberg and google ceo eric schmidt. >> anti-government protests around the world. new social media is fueling even more revolutions but some are turning deadly. >> and tracking drugs at the lab. the study that raises concerns about some >> a day of rage is brewing acrest the middle east and north africa. tens of thousands of demonstrators are gearing up in libya, yemen and bahrain. these fueled by the new social media. jenelle with the latest. >> cheryl, demonstrators across the middle east have started facebook.com pages and are tweeting away hoping to round up as many people as possible to try and overthrow their government. they've been inspired by the recent r
ABC
Feb 26, 2011 6:00am PST
obama had signed an executive order freezing the u.s. assets of libyan leader moammer gadhafi and four of his children. the sanctions also apply to the libyan government. mr. obama says the sanctions are necessary because continued violence in libya poses an extraordinary threat to u.s. national security and tripoli came under gunfire from rooftop militiamen with accounts of protestors being killed. the space shutting "discovery" will do some aerobatics. the shuttle will do a nose over tail backflip when it gets 600 feet blow the space station. they want to get a good picture as it moves closer. four pieces of foam came loose but it occurred at a time when it wouldn't strike the shuttle with great force. they wouldn't expect damage to the tile underside. the images will be reviewed before "discovery" gets a final clean bill of health. waiting for licenses to renew now have 90 days to use a temporary license. the dmv made that announcement yesterday after acknowledges the problems it's having producing the new hi-tech driver's licenses. san mateo county officials say a pair of burglars
ABC
Feb 5, 2011 6:00am PST
their country's president to step down but he is defiantly refusing to do so. president obama is urging a quick transition of power. we'll have the latest live from cairo. also thousands of flights are cancelled as fans try to make it down to dallas while workers of the stadium flee from falling ice. much of the south crippled by more harsh winter weather and the latest from dallas as well. the family amanda knox and the woman she's convicted of killing are fuming over a made for tv murder trial in italy. did the film makers cross the line. mark kelly, the astronaut husband of gabrielle giffords announces that he's heading to space in two months. how will his decision affect her recovery and his state of mind on board the shuttle. that and much more coming up next on "good morning america." jenelle. >> can't wait to watch "good morning america" coming up in about 40 minutes. let's talk about sports. just nine more days remain until spring training begins. but today giants fans can get a free up close look at the world series champions during the team's annual fanfest. here's larry beil with mor
ABC
Feb 5, 2011 8:00am PST
a settlement with the state over allegations of >>> welcome back. next week president obama takes his job campaign to michigan. he'll show how investing in infrastructure to attract jobs in the most remote communities. he said the bipartisan tax incentive are helping companies and families recover from the recession. he spells out what to expect from corporate america in return. >> if we make this best place to do business businesses should make their mark in america. they should set up shop and pay decent wages and invest in the future of this nation. that is their obligation. that is the message i'll be bringing to american business leaders to the american chamber of commerce on monday. >> he says the ultimate progress is that every american that wants a job can find a job. >> target is paying the state millions of dollars to settle a lawsuit how it throws away things. los angeles times reports that target will pay $22 million but admits no wrongdoing. they accused the company of dumping goods into trash bins. as part of the settlement they will have to train employees on proper waste d
ABC
Feb 12, 2011 6:00am PST
dancing in the streets. >> power to the people! >> president obama praised the protestors for their peaceful methods. >> the moral force of non-violence. not terrorism, not mindless killing that sent the arc of history for justice. >> the google executive that used the first protests on facebook.com. his cousin called him from san francisco. >> everyone is celebrating. >> describe it. >> can you describe it? >> like -- >> i have to go, i have to go. >> okay, okay. take care. best of luck. >> sure. >> so this is a boy that actually launches this. >> dan ashley, abc 7 news. >> in the coming days, leaders say they'll hold talks with the military which is currently holding power. former egyptian president mubarak is now at a red sea resort. we talked to a professor that was in the square just after mubarak resigned yesterday. he's the chair of the history department at the american university in cairo. he marched with other professors to the square and later took these images of the jubilant celebration. he says he believes the revolution in egypt will inspire millions of peop
ABC
Feb 6, 2011 9:00am PST
a hope shared by the obama administration, as well. loktd in this long running diplomatic conflict over their secretive nuclear program. ultimately the fate of the two hikers may be decided more by politics. >> there has been another legal blow to oakland's plan to tax large scale pot farms. a system councilman says he is withdrawing his legal advice and they need to hire an attorney. in a letter sent to the mayor he indicated he would turn over all the times they have collected so far. on tuesday the city council agreed to revise the pot proposal after federal and local law enforcement officials warned it could be illegal and could invite state and federal prosecution. the changes would limit the size of the farms and require that each one operate its own on site dispensary. >> residents held a peace march through the trumped old town yesterday. -- troubled old town yesterday. >> police chief joined marchers. they walked to the site of a shooting that left three men dead and three juveniles wounded. they approved spending $400,000 to hire four new officers and launched plans to improve
ABC
Feb 19, 2011 8:00am PST
show than anything else. >> money to be used for president obama teleprompter. we're going to cut $3,000 from the budget that is really going to help us. >> they are signaling they were l back away from a government shutdown. >> as the headlines hit about which programs are going to be hurt and people see the pain it's going to be caused it will be hard to be uncompromising. >> in a victory they voted to cut an engine for the f-35. one that was being built in the district of is speaker's district. speaker boehner abstained from the vote. >> budget fight in the house took a surprising and personal turn when congresswoman jackie speier left the house speechless. she revealed a personal tragedy in a license plate congressman's attack on abortion. >> jackie speier apparently had enough. >> i had really planned to speak about something else. but the gentleman from new jersey has just put my stomach a mess because i'm one of those women he spoke about just now. >> he is chris smith who had painted a savage picture of a second trimester abortion. >> the doctor goes in with forceps and it wi
KOFY
Feb 10, 2011 11:30am PST
immediately. just the past 30 minutes president obama addressed it in michigan. >> we've been following egypt very closely and we'll have more to say when this plays out. what is absolutely clear is we are witnessing history unfold. the moment of transformation that's taking place because the people of egypt are calling for change. >> on state tv this morning, video showed about two dozen meeting without president mubarak. a possible sign that both are being pushed out of power. but mubarak and silamar did meet on their own today. no word what they discussed. tonight the crowd was told all your demands will be met. they roared with happiness and excitement but the minister denied that mubarak will resign immediately. it's been a tense 17 days in cairo as you can see, last week supporters violently clashed with anti-government supporters killing and injuring hundreds. they have been pushing for a transition government that focuses on fair elections this egypt this september. >> i got the same information you did, that there's a strong likelihood mubarak may step down this evening which would b
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